Taser Use Up in Baltimore, Down in State; Blacks Targeted

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While law enforcement agencies across Maryland reduced their reliance on Tasers last year, police in Baltimore increased their use to record levels, reports the Baltimore Sun. City officers accounted for nearly four out of every 10 stun gun incidents in Maryland in 2015, a year when U.S. Justice Department investigators were scrutinizing every use of force by city police. The data is . . .

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